Your underwriting partner in the digital age

SelectX is a consultancy firm specialising in life and disability insurance underwriting.

We formulate underwriting policy and we help our clients create streamlined, efficient technology-based processes that really work for customers and other stakeholders.

With clients all over the world, we have a wealth of experience and a unique, fresh perspective. We challenge convention while upholding the essential principles of life and disability risk management.

And we think strategically. Partner with SelectX and step into tomorrow today.

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SelectX people

Gary Bundock

Gary Bundock

Joined SelectX as a director in 2008. Many years’ experience in life and health underwriting at insurers and at reinsurers. Was overall project manager for Swiss Re’s underwriting manual and its evidence-based ratings programme before becoming a consultant in 2006.

Likes: Bringing projects in on time and on budget, buffalo wings

Dislikes: Sloppy underwriting, prevarication, hats

When not at work: On the golf course or in the kitchen cooking up a treat

Peter Maynard

Peter Maynard

One of the founders of SelectX. Long experience in life and disability underwriting; has also been involved in product development, market research and strategic planning. Was Head of Research at Swiss Re Life & Health before leaving in 1999 to set up his own strategic marketing and research consultancy.

Likes: Innovation, straight talking, hats

Dislikes: The status quo, Status Quo

When not at work: Maintaining and operating steam locomotives

April 11, 2019 in Uncategorized

SelectX and CumPane Solutions announce a strategic partnership

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March 12, 2019 in Uncategorized

Predictive models – again

A little while back we published an article…
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March 12, 2019 in Uncategorized

Insurtech – and the game-changer is…?

‘Insurtech’: our inboxes are full of news alerts,…
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February 14, 2019 in Uncategorized

Predictive modelling – a view from New York

By Jason Bowman, Founder & CEO, CumPane Solutions…
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February 14, 2019 in Uncategorized

Underwriting – the personal approach

When does personalisation go a step too far?…
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December 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

Underwriting mental health

The underwriting of mental health conditions has always…
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December 7, 2018 in Uncategorized

Mental illness risk

Our companion article discusses concerns from various quarters…
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October 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

Over-diagnosis

In August 2018 the British Medical Journal published…
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October 1, 2018 in Uncategorized

Interesting times in a land ‘down under’

Australia has always been an interesting market protection…
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September 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

Alcohol – a postscript

The press release for the journal article1 referred…
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September 17, 2018 in Uncategorized

Alcohol risk in perspective?

The publication by The Lancet recently of an…
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April 19, 2018 in Uncategorized

Underwriting engine banana skins

SelectX has, over the years, been involved in…
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Our strategic partner

Based in the United States, CumPane Solutions is a leading provider of consultancy to the life insurance sector. It supports clients with building and delivering strategy and deploying transformative technology. Its founder and CEO, Jason Bowman, has been a driving force behind the deployment of insurtech for two decades.

SelectX partners with CumPane in providing underwriting rules bases and consulting services to clients in North America, as well as delivering our RiskApps underwriting manual.

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